Are you excited about the upcoming Coronation of King Charles III which takes place at Westminster Abbey in May this year?
As all fans of the British royal family and all royal events will know, the coronation of King Charles III will take place on May 6th 2023.
Here in the UK we will be having a whole special weekend of events to mark this auspicious occasion including street parties and concerts as well as being able to watch the whole event on television along with billions of people around the world.
As well as all that partying Coronation memorabilia, souvenirs and gifts are always popular in the UK for any royal events and this year there is a fantastic selection of items available for the Coronation of King Charles III in May.
From traditional mugs, tea towels and books to more modern gift ideas and some fabulous coronation themed toys for kids, if there is anything that you can stick a coronation logo on it, you can bet that someone will!
With the enduring popularity of the British Royal Family, some memorabilia for royal events such as coronations and jubilees can eventually become collectors’ items which increase in value over the years as well.
Many people still treasure the items that they collected from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, as well as her silver, gold, diamond and platinum jubilees. Collecters also cherish items from the many royal weddings that have occurred in the last few years including King Charles and Queen Camilla, Prince William and Katherine and most recently the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and this spectacular royal event will not be any different.
Here is some of the most popular Coronation souvenirs, memorabilia and gifts that are available for this year’s exciting royal occasion.
There have always been a plethora of mugs produced for every royal occasion, and this coronation is no different with everything from the official coronation logo to some beautifully artistic representations of the majesty of the event.
Coronation Mug With London Scene £5.00 Marks & Spencer
Coronation Dogs Cup & Saucer £9.50 Marks & Spencer
What to wear at such a royal occasion? Well a t-shirt, sweatshirt or even socks, enblazoned with the official emblem of the coronation would be perfect!
Some are is available with the writing in both English and Welsh, as well as lots of other cool designs to commemorate the event.
Coronation Emblem T-Shirt for Men, Women or Children. Various Colours. £13.99 / $14.99 Amazon
Pure Cotton Union Jack Flag Graphic T-Shirt £16 Marks & Spencer
Union Jack Coronation Top Knot Hairband £22 nototnthehighstreet.com
Coronation of King Charles Emblem Hoodie $28 / £29 Amazon
Pure Cotton Bunting Coronation T-Shirt £16 Marks & Spencer
Get the kids involved in the celebrations for King Charles' Coronation with these fun coronation-themed toys and games.
King’s Coronation Commemorative Teddy Bear £6 Baker Ross
King Charles Coronation Rubber Duck £9 Amazon
Happyland King and Queen Coronation Carriage Set £18 The Entertainer
Hamleys® Charles The Corgi Soft Toy £26 Hamleys
Union Jack flags and bunting have always decorated the streets of the UK during royal celebrations from weddings and funerals to jubilees. They are a classic decoration which you can buy and reuse over and over again for any British celebration.
You can also get bunting which is printed with the official logo of the 2023 Coronation as well as other fun designs representing King Charles III.
Union Jack Flag Bunting 10 Metres £4 The Works
Coronation Bunting - 10 Metres £7 Amazon
If you are planning your own celebration for the coronation, make your party go with a swing with these party ideas.
King Charles Party Novelty Mask £5.50 for 10 at Amazon
You can make you home cosy and British-themed with some cute British and royal-themed homewares such as cushions and even a red, white and blue dried flower wreath.
Royalty Coronation Textured Bolster Cushion £17.50 Marks & Spencer
Velvet Crown Cushion £12.50 Marks & Spencer
There have already been a huge amount of books published to mark this Coronation, so here are a selection of the nicest ones for both children and adults.
Amazing Facts: King Charles III £2 The Works
Charles: The Heart of a King by Catherine Mayer £6 The Works
The King's Pants £6.49 Amazon
If money is tight but you still want your own memento of the coronation, why not buy a beautiful postcard, notebook or other stationary item with a beautiful design which celebrate this momentous occasion.
King Charles III Coronation Notebook Amazon £5
An old favourite for royal events such as coronations, weddings and jubilees is a specially printed tea towel.
Now that so many of us have dishwashers, perhaps they are not as popular as they once were, but there are still some very nice designs available for King Charles’ Coronation.
A commemorative plate or teapot for the coronation is a tradition, but it is, dare I say it, a little old-fashioned. However they are still popular and there are some lovely designs available to commemorate this coronation year.
King Charles III Coronation Ceramic Decorative Plate £12.50 Amazon
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